Deserving of some really awful title…

I’ve gained like forty-five pounds already in this pregnancy.  This is incredibly depressing.  I’ve never gained more than thirty-three pounds total.  At this point, there isn’t a whole lot I can do…the baby is still going to grow and I’m going to gain even more weight.  Ugh.  Not looking forward to what the scale will say at the end.



Filed under Melancholy, Nine Months

3 responses to “Deserving of some really awful title…

  1. Carly

    I know this sucks. I gained weight when I was pregnant for those 3 months and you can’t really do anything about it until your baby joins us. I finally am seeing results with cutting down on my wheat eating majorly and exercising regularly. Exercise partners are a big help. I can’t do this without a friend to encourage me. When your baby comes I would love to help each other out! 🙂

    • Katie

      I’m glad I’m having the baby in the spring – it means going for walks afterwards. I don’t do so well going to the gym…alone or with someone else, but I do love to go walking. I’d be thrilled with a treadmill in my house someday..when I have space for it.

      I’m not worried about taking the weight off – breastfeeding seems to be my ticket to losing it within six months, and I’m planning to go back on a modified South Beach diet afterwards. It’s mostly just the disappointment of gaining so much in pregnancy when I’ve always stuck to the 35 lbs or less rule – albeit unintentionally.

  2. Carly

    Ya for sure. I’d still love to go for walks with you sometimes. I need to do that as well as the gym stuff. I cut out wheat almost completely and I’m going to the gym 3 times a week and in 2 1/2 weeks I lost over an inch all around my body. Finally I figured out I’m somewhat gluten intolerant. I just can’t have it in my regular diet.

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